French rights group files case against PSG over claims scouts 'limited number of black players'

French football club Paris Saint-Germain are facing a discrimination lawsuit over reports that scouts at the club carried out racial profiling and tried to limit the number of black players at the team’s academy. Investigative outlet Mediapart reported on Thursday that PSG scouts had subjected young players to racial profiling – which is illegal in […]

Sears, the Amazon of its day, files for bankruptcy

Sears, which invented the strategy of selling everything anyone with a mailing address long before Amazon, has been mortally wounded by its spiritual successor. After nearly a decade of struggle, the US retailer announced that it has filed for bankruptcy. It entered voluntary Chapter 11 proceedings and plans to close as many as 150 stores […]

Microsoft promises to recover files deleted by Windows 10 update bug

Microsoft has pledged to rescue those all-important personal files that its most recent Windows 10 update contrived to consume. The company was forced to halt the rollout of its October 2018 upgrades when users started complaining that their documents, music and images were disappearing. According to Dona Sarkar, who runs the Windows Insider Program, users […]

Masseur files lawsuit against Kevin Spacey accusing him of sexual battery and false imprisonment

Kevin Winter/Getty Images Kevin Spacey is being sued for false imprisonment and sexual battery in a lawsuit filed earlier this week.  The lawsuit stems from an alleged incident at his Malibu, California, home in 2016.  Spacey is already being investigated by police in the US and UK over other alleged sexual assaults. Actor Kevin Spacey […]

WhatsApp WARNING: You could lose your most precious files as major update drops

WhatsApp is the world’s most popular messaging service, surpassing that of Facebook Messenger, WeChat and Telegram. According to Statista, a provider of market and consumer data, roughly 1.5billion people use WhatsApp every month as of July 2018. This compares to just 1.3billion for Facebook Messenger and 1.04billion for WeChat for the same period. WhatsApp allows […]

Senators want Google and Facebook to block 3D-printed gun files

US authorities lost the legal battle that would prevent Defense Distributed from legally releasing its 3D-printed gun files, but social networks can still ban them from their platforms. Facebook is already blocking people from posting their blueprints in the form of Computer Aided Design (CAD) files on its website and on Instagram, and now a […]

Blackout UPDATE: Just finished the Black Ops 4 beta? Do NOT delete your Call of Duty files

Call of Duty players have just finished the second Black Ops 4 beta test with the highly anticipated Blackout battle royale mode next up. Activision have already confirmed that in September the Blackout beta will be launched, one month ahead of the Call of Duty Black Ops 4 release date. Blackout is the brand new […]

Tribune ends Sinclair merger bid and files suit over losses

Today, Tribune Media announced that it is no longer interested in Sinclair’s $ 3.9 billion takeover. Furthermore, the company is filing suit against Sinclair for breach of contract, which asks for compensation for all of Tribune’s losses as a result of the breach. Sinclair wanted to purchase Tribune Media’s 42 stations in 33 markets, but […]

3D-printed gun website yanks CAD files after federal judicial order

Enlarge (credit: DEFCAD) DEFCAD, the world’s best-known online repository for 3D-printed gun files went dark on Tuesday evening, in the wake of a decision by a federal judge in Seattle, who granted a temporary restraining order hours earlier. “If an injunction is not issued and the status quo alters at midnight tonight, the proliferation of […]

Windows ‘Your Phone’ app gives you access to Android files on a PC

If you have an Android device and happen to be a Windows Insider in the Fast ring, as well, you’re among the first people who can take Microsoft’s “Your Phone” app for a spin. Microsoft has started testing the experimental application, which gives you easy access to the files on your phone from a Windows […]